The Conference pear variety was discovered in Britain by Thomas Francis Rivers and holds its name from the first prize they it got at the National British Pear Conference in London in 1885. Similar to the Bosc variety, the medium-sized pear with an elongated bottle shape has a white pulp that turns pale yellow when ripe. Conference pear's texture is very fine and soft, and its flavour is sweet. Sicilian Tarocco Blood oranges get their names from their red flesh and deep red juice. When ripe, their skin may also be reddish, at least in part. In Sicily, the most popular blood oranges are the Tarocco variety.
Pears are an excellent, healthy part of the diet. They contain fiber, which helps the digestive system work smoothly and may help lower cholesterol levels. They also contain calcium, iron, protein, antioxidants and vitamin C. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and rich in antioxidants. They also contain potassium, folate and dietary fiber. Tarocco Blood oranges are often used in salads. They will keep up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
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|Description:||Conference Pear & Tarocco Blood Orange|
|Origin:||Italy & Sicily|
|Certification:||Organic (Agriculture Biologique - AB)|
|Min. Weight:||2.5 KG|
|Est. # of Fruits:||15 pears & 4 blood oranges|
|Est. # of Unique Fruits:||2|
|* # of fruits is only an estimation that may change from time to time. On the other hand, we make sure that minimum weight is respected.|